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Climate Science on Tap - Oysters, Upwelling & Ocean Acidification

Event Date: 
08/31/2016 - 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Event Location: 
Peddler Brewery
1514 NW Leary Way
Seattle, WA 98107
United States

When infant oysters began dying off in record numbers, reportedly due to the increased acidification of Pacific Northwest waters, the Washington State Legislature asked the UW Dept of Oceanography’s scientists for help. Parker MacCready, PhD, a physical oceanographer and led a team that used quantities of data to forecast the chemistry of ocean waters entering shellfish growing areas, such as Padilla Bay. Come learn how this work may help oysters and the shellfish industry, as well as salmon fishers, kayakers and oil spill trackers!

Location

Peddler Brewery
1514 NW Leary Way
Seattle, WA 98107
United States

Exploring Social Sustainability

Event Date: 
12/03/2015 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Event Location: 
Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center
5011 Bernie Whitebear Way
Seattle, WA 98199
United States
Phone: (206) 449-1171

Join us for a new series presenting non-dominant perspectives on environmental issues such as climate change and sustainable development. Our inaugural event is on Dec. 3 from 6-8pm at the Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center in Discovery Park. Rose High Bear will be screening one of her short films titled Climate and Native Wisdom: The People of the Caribou. The film will be followed by a discussion and story from Roger Fernandes, a Turtle Island storyteller.

Location

Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center
5011 Bernie Whitebear Way
Seattle, WA 98199
United States
Phone: (206) 449-1171

Momenta Screening at Hilliard's Beer Taproom

Event Date: 
04/02/2015 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Event Location: 
Hilliard's Beer Taproom
1550 NW 49th St
Seattle, WA 98107
United States
Phone: 2062977002

Join Puget Soundkeeper for a screening of Momenta at Hilliard’s Beer Taproom

Momenta is a film and a movement to educate, raise awareness, and activate communities to stop all proposed coal exports in the Pacific Northwest. The film challenges us to rethink fossil fuels, their impact on climate/environment, and how to accelerate the clean energy revolution.

Thursday, April 2nd

6:00 pm.

Hilliard’s Beer Taproom

1550 NW 49th St, Seattle, WA 98107

All beers $4 a pint.

Event open to the public.

Location

Hilliard's Beer Taproom
1550 NW 49th St
Seattle, WA 98107
United States
Phone: 2062977002

The Business of Climate Change: Health, Environment, Energy, and Economy

Event Date: 
03/18/2015 - 6:00pm - 8:15pm
Event Location: 
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center – Pelton Auditorium
1100 Fairview Ave. N.
Seattle, WA 98109
United States

Nearly 97% of climate scientists agree that human activities are warming Earth’s climate, and the Pentagon considers the consequences to be a threat to national security. What are we doing about it?

As the economic challenges of climate change are gradually appearing, some sectors are opening up to
the role they can play in supporting public health, food security, environmental sustainability, and
energy development. Seattle AWIS and ACS Puget Sound invite you to join a guided panel discussion on

Location

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center – Pelton Auditorium
1100 Fairview Ave. N.
Seattle, WA 98109
United States

PNW Resilience Challenge: Reinventing our Cities

Event Date: 
10/02/2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
Event Location: 
UW Husky Union Building, Lyceum Room
UW Campus 4001 E. Stevens Way NE
Seattle, WA 98195
United States
Phone: (206) 622-3522

Are we Reinventing our Cities for Resilience?

The cranes are back! It’s no surprise to those of you who already know that we are living in the fastest growing urban region in the country. By 2030 it is predicted we will have 30% more residents living here. Where will they live, work, and play? How will they get around? Will we have an affordable energy supply? Will there be food security for all?

Location

UW Husky Union Building, Lyceum Room
UW Campus 4001 E. Stevens Way NE
Seattle, WA 98195
United States
Phone: (206) 622-3522
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